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Your Go-To Band For

Customized Entertainment

Mac & Hawes provides customized entertainment that is just right for your event. Whether it be background music for a dinner, or a high energy performance to get people on their feet, Mac & Hawes know how to make your event enjoyable and memorable.

Mac & Hawes’ song list is made up of a wide variety of maritime, pop, rock, oldies, and country music. Over the course of 15+ years, they have tailored their song list to work great for crowds both young and old. Mac & Hawes take pride in involving the crowd, getting the party going, and keeping people engaged. It’s all part of the east coast spirit!

Mac and Hawes band

Rock • Pop • Country • Top 40 • Oldies • Maritime • Celtic


A Sample of Some of the Songs We Play: 

Barenaked Ladies – Brian Wilson

Blue Rodeo – Bad timing

Blue Rodeo – Hasn’t hit me yet

Blue Rodeo –  5 Days in May

Bryan Adams – Summer of 69

Cat Stevens – Wild world

CCR – Proud mary

CCR – Lookin Out My Backdoor

CCR – Have You Ever Seen The Rain

CCR – Down On The Corner

Coldplay – Yellow

Counting Crows – Mr Jones

David Lee Murphy – Dust on the Bottle

Doobie Brothers – Listen to the Music

Fleetwood Mac – Second Hand News

Garth Brooks – Friends in Low Places

Gordon Lightfoot – Cotton Jenny

Dobie Gray – Drift away

Goo Goo Dolls – Slide

Green Day – Time of your life

Great Big Sea – Goin’ Up

Great Big Sea – Heave Away

Great Big Sea –  Lukey’s Boat

Great Big Sea – The Night That Patty Murphy Died

Great Big Sea –  When I’m Up

Guns n’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine

Lynnrd Skynrd – Sweet home alabama

Jimmy Buffett – Margaritaville

John Mellencamp – Pink houses

Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire

Johnny Cash –  Folsom Prison Blues

Matchbox 20 – 3am

Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline

Neil Young – Heart of Gold

Neil Young – Old Man

Neil Young – Needle and the damage done

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Fishin’ in the Dark

Poison – Every rose has its thorn

Oasis – Wonderwall

Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger

Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon wheel

Pearl Jam – Better man

Pearl Jam – Last kiss

Paul Simon – Me and Julio

Pink Floyd – Wish you were here

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under the Bridge

Ron Hynes – Sonnys dream

Snoop Doggy Dogg – Gin and juice

Stevie Nicks – Landslide

Bruce Springsteen – Im on fire

Spirit of the West – Home For A Rest

Steve Earle – Copperhead Road

Steve Earle – Galway Girl

Steve Miller – The Joker

Stan Rogers – 45 Years

Stan Rogers – Barretts Privateers

Steelers Wheel –  Stuck in the Middle

Sublime – Santaria

Sublime – What I got

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under the Bridge

The Rankin Family – Feel the same way too 

The Proclaimers – 500 miles

The Beatles – Twist and shout

The Eagles – Hotel California

The Eagles – Take it easy

The Violent Femmes – Blister in the sun

Traditional – Farewell to Nova Scotia

Tragically Hip – Wheat Kings

Tragically Hip – Ahead By A Century

Trooper – Here for a Good Time

Tonic – If you could only see

The Band – The Weight

Tom Petty – Wont back down

Tom Petty – Free Falling

Tom Petty – Mary Janes last dance

Tom Petty – You don’t know how it feels

Keith Urban – Somebody like you

Van Morrison – Brown eyed Girl

Zak Brown Band – Chicken Fried


Hire Mac & Hawes For Your Event

By guiding you through the planning stages, developing the ideal schedule for the music, dealing with technical issues, and making critical on-the-fly adjustments, the band takes care of the details as well as the extra touches you might not have considered.  This gives you the freedom to relax and be a part of a special evening that brings people together, the way only great live music can.